Suspended mayor proclaims innocence; thanks supporters

Community Provided to The Miami Laker by Michael Pizzi Friday, September 6, 2013

(Editor’s Note: The following unsolicited statement was provided to The Miami Laker by Michael Pizzi who was suspended as Miami Lakes Mayor in early August following his arrest by FBI agents on charges of public corruption.) I want to thank all of the Miami Lakes residents who have shown me a large outpouring of support and love during what has been a very difficult period for me and my family. On a positive note, this has shown me...

Foreclosure assistance scheduled for Sept. 12

Community Friday, September 6, 2013

The Cuban American Bar Association ProBono Project, in collaboration with State Representative Manny Diaz and Miami-Dade County Commissioner Esteban Bovo Jr., is offering free legal assistance with foreclosures and loan modifications, at 6 p.m. on Thursday, September 12, at Palm Springs North Elementary School, 17615 N.W. 82 Avenue. CABA Pro Bono is committed to providing legal services to low and moderate income single-family occupant...
  The golfing community has been invited to participate in the Women’s Breast Health Initiative’s (WBHI) 2nd annual “b fore pink” breast cancer golf tournament scheduled for Friday, September 27, at Don Shula’s Golf Club in Miami Lakes. The event features great golf, fabulous food, delectable drinks, exciting entertainment, and a silent auction. Proceeds from the event will help WBHI help uninsured and...
The Miami-Dade County School Board unanimously approved three items sponsored by chairman Perla Tabares Hantman at a meeting in early August. The  Board is endorsing International Walk Our Children to School Day, Ethical Governance Day and Hispanic Heritage Month all taking place within September and October. The Walk Our Children to School Day initiative promotes safe walking and bicycling to school. "Whether it is walking to...

Miami-Dade College hosts 9/11 memorial

Education Friday, September 6, 2013

Miami Dade College’s North Campus will remember the victims of the 9/11 terrorist attacks with a special ceremony at 9 a.m. on Wednesday, September 11. The college, which previously received two steel artifacts from the World Trade Center, will reveal their new permanent homes. “The dedication’s theme – solemnity, reflection, and poignancy – is very befitting of the honor bestowed upon our campus with two...
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